Tuesday, January 12, 2010

Heverlee Arboretum ...

... some more snow ...

... map of Arboretum Heverlee Woods ...

... the conductor (2008) ...
... human beings as part of nature ...
by Ad wouters,
a sculptor from Haasrode,
... the tree imaginations route
through Heverlee/Meerdael forest ...


... the Millenium Tree (Zelkova) in winter ...
- planted 20 january 2000 -


... park banks by Johan Sablein ...

Zelkova Serrata ... (EN)
by en.wikipedia.org
commonly called "Japanese Zelkova"
... The fruit is a dry, nut-like drupe,
produced singly in the leaf axils ...


... giants of the forest compared with the 'Atomium'
(height 102 meter) ...


Sequoiadendron giganteum ... (EN)
by en.wikipedia.org
... Europe - The Giant Sequoia was first brought
into cultivation in 1853 by Scotsman John D. Matthew,
who collected a small quantity of seed in the Calaveras Grove ...


Arboretum Heverleebos ... (NL)
by arboretumheverleebos.blogspot.com
... ligt aan de noordrand van Heverleebos,
op minder dan 4 km van de stad Leuven.
Sinds het jaar 2000 ondergaat het arboretum
een ware gedaantewisseling ...

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